THE THERAPEUTICS OF THE COOK COUNTY HOSPITAL
Edited by BERNARD FANTUS, M.D. CHICAGO
In their elaboration, these articles are submitted to the members of the attending staff of the Cook County Hospital by the director of therapeutics, Dr. Bernard Fantus. The views expressed by various members are incorporated in the final draft for publication. The articles will be continued from time to time in these columns. When completed, the series will be published in book form.—Ed.
THE THERAPY OF INJURIES TO LARGE BLOOD VESSELS
In Collaboration WITH Dr. Raymond W. McNealyIn injuries involving the large vessels, dramatic onset and rapid development of the clinical climax which places the patient's life or limb in jeopardy demands immediate, decisive and correct treatment. The indications are: hemostasis, care of complicating injuries, maintenance of life, maintenance of distal circulation and appropriate after-care.
HEMOSTASIS Temporary Hemostasis.—
(a) Constriction of Limb Above